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A special visit

A small quiet synagogue in busy Fes. we spent 30 or so minutes visiting. Its so much simpler then the temples in the metropolitan NYC area. We sat for a while just taking it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A small quiet synagogue in busy Fes. we spent 30 or so minutes visiting. Its so much simpler then the temples in the metropolitan NYC area. We sat for a while just taking it all in. I am glad people are taking the effort to restore the various synagogues throughout Morocco.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the Jewish synagogue in madina its Site essential for a Jewish to visit to see how they used to pray at the time

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Beachwood, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Beautiful little synagogue with steps leading down to a ritual bath! Leading down the steps was the old Mikvah pretty much intact.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

It's worth going to have a look at the synagogue and the. Jewish cemetery. A vital part of Moroccan history

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

I keep on trying, but have never seen an appealing synagogue, nor visited one where the keepers were friendly. This was sadly no exeption.

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

I'm not an expert in abandoned synagogues, but as somebody who has seen a fair number, and having abandoned quite a few synagogues myself, I'm not entirely an amateur either. This place is nice, and the mikvah underneath is cute. But there's very little information present, in any language. You walk around for a few minutes and think to yourself,... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Luckily this synagogue is been restored - like another one - the Slat Alfassiyine synagoge just a blocks away also hidden in the melah. A nice muslim lady was showing us around, proud to show her tolerance. What I found most striking is to see the local influence, the Arab inspired ornaments.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This historical building was renovated and is in a very good condition , and many groups include the visit here into their itinerary . Small Jewish community of Fes is located currently outside the walks some 5 miles away, but the history of the long Jewish heritage here comes alive. Don't miss the Mikva downstairs ! Nice view on the... More 

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Northampton, MA
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

This synagogue is worth visiting for the historical perspective on the many influences on this wonderful country.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This is a significant piece of Moroccan Jewish history. The synagogue was a central part and focal point of the Jewish community. It is a beautifully restored building but for the mikvah in the basement under the synagogue.

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